A world without electricity is hard to imagine. Electricity keeps our world running and moving forward, providing essential infrastructure to power our homes, businesses, schools and factories. We’d have none of this without the meaningful work done by electrical workers!
Do you have an interest in building or renovating the stadium where your favorite sports team plays? Love heights and want to climb utility poles? Or perhaps you want to help companies become more efficient through improved telecommunication? All of these career paths begin with a registered apprenticeship program.
Opportunities are endless for those who start their career as an electrician through a registered apprenticeship program. Just like most jobs, you get what you put into it. If you set goals and work to accomplish them, you will get where you want to be.
Mike Burdick of Queensbury, N.Y. went to college because that was what was expected of him after graduating from high school.
After the 2008 recession, construction and skilled labor numbers declined. Now, as the construction industry busier than ever, the demand for well-trained, highly-educated tradespeople has never been higher. Now is a great time to begin a career in the construction trades.